Prin. L. N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research - WIMDR
The Prin. L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development and Research (WIMDR) offers PGDM courses in retail, e-business, agri-business, design and innovation and management program for legal & healthcare professionals and so on. The WIMDR institute was setup in 1977 and has two campuses of which one is situated in Mumbai and the other one is located in Bangalore. L.N.W. Bangalore is recognized by South Asian Quality Assurance System (SAQS) and approved by All India Council for Technical Education, NAAC and NBA. It is a private business school that operates with a vision "to nurture thought leaders and practitioners through inventive education". Apart from that, the mission of the ISO 9001:2008 certified, Prin. L.N. Welingkar Institute of Management Development B-School is to "provide managerial talent with risk managing ability, passion for learning and creative thinking and values in rapidly evolving economic and social environment". WIMDR has chosen the 'design thinking' approach towards management education. All of the institute's efforts and manifestations are a result stem from the integration of design thinking into management education. The design transformative programs based on a guiding philosophy of AAA which offers the “Acquisition, Application and Assimilation of knowledge” with a deep focus on Global Citizen Leadership program, which ultimately leads to holistic student development. This makes WeSchool the B-School to be in, imparting education that lasts, and evolves over a lifetime
The Career Management Center (CMC) plays an important role in shaping the careers of students from their induction and orientation, summer internships, mid-term projects, right to their final placements and even beyond. Management of Corporate - Institute interface is an important responsibility of this Centre and it is also involved in brand building activities for the institute. The CMC conducts several sector-based Industry Roundtables to engage senior members from the Corporate and invite them for sectoral discussions at Welingkar, where the students can also present their learnings and projects. Besides its core function of Placements and Internships for the students, the CMC is engaged in a host of support functions, meant to bring about continuous improvement in student activities.
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